Tomato Growing Guide

If you already know tomatoes, you might want to shred this booklet and use it as mulch. If you’re new to growing tomatoes, but don’t want to be bothered, we can keep it simple for you: plant deeply in a sunny patch of good soil that is well-watered, and come back in two months. If you want to invest a […]

How to grow tomatoes – Heirloom Tomato

SEED QUALITYOnly the highest-quality seed, purchased from a reputable source, should be sown. It will probably have been prepared by acid extraction, to reduce the chances of spreading any seed-borne diseases. Most seedsmen supply their seeds in sealed laminated-foil packets, to prevent moisture absorption and loss of vitality. Seed stored in these sealed packets retains its ger­minating power for several […]

Growing Tomato Seeds

Purchase and Prepare Your Tomato Seed Because your garden soil compacts too easily and can harbor organisms that may cause diseases it’s a better choice to purchase a prepared seed starting mix. A good commercial seed starting mix is often a blend of peat moss, vermiculite, and perlite. I like to thoroughly combine the seed starting mix with warm water […]

Growing Tomato Plants

Manage Plant Growth: Your seedlings will grow best around 65F (18C) with gentle air circulation and lots of light. Research has proven that lowering seedlings’ night-time temperature (55-60 degrees) and occasionally brushing your hands gently across the tops of the seedlings a couple minutes a day will contribute to stronger plants. When your seedlings develop their first true leaves, they […]

Flower Combinations That Will Make Your Mom’s Day on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show your love and appreciation for the most important woman in your life. One of the best ways to do so is by sending her a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Mother’s Day bouquets have been a tradition for years, and they continue to be the most popular gift of choice. However, choosing the […]

Different ways to provide Irrigation to crops or gardens

Watering a garden This is a term that describes the method by which water is applied to crops. As watering is one of the most important garden operations, it is essential that the most efficient system be used. Such has been the progress with modern equipment that there is a large number of different types of water appliances on the […]

Gardening tasks to Do in May

MAY is the joyous month of the year, when old and young are working in their gardens. Perennials are now com­ing into bloom, but the various bulbous flowers are putting forth every effort to distract our attention from their fair sisters. The unwise annuals are grow­ing, preparing for their profusion of bloom, overlooking the fact that other plants are conserving […]

Low-Maintenance Plants for Your British Backyard Garden

In today’s time-pressured world, it can be difficult to find the time to attend to our favorite hobby. To help ease the pressure of everyday life, we’ve identified 7 low-maintenance plants for a typical British backyard garden. These beauties will keep your garden looking stunning with minimal effort, so you can sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor […]

Garden watering: when and how much

WATERING A lawn and garden is a tricky business. Knowing when and how much is two-thirds of the job. When depends upon the soil and the rooting characteristics of the plant involved, how much will be governed by the amount of soil that is dried out. An actual inspection of the soil in the root zone of the plant is the […]

How to Design Your Tower Garden for Maximum Yield and Beauty – 2023 Guide

Also known as vertical gardening, this is a technique that involves growing plants in stacked containers. Building a hydroponic tower is becoming increasingly popular, as it is a space-saving, environmentally friendly, and efficient way to grow a variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers. Introduction to Tower Gardening Tower gardening is a method of growing plants in vertical stacks, with […]